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India has done its best to respond to Chinese aggression: Pompeo
New York, July 8 (IANS) India has done its best to respond to China's confrontation and the world must unite to act on Beijing's pattern of aggressive behaviour seen in Ladakh, Bhutan and around Asia, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday.
2020-07-08
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security
Defence Minister to unveil 6 critical bridges in J&K
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will unveil six critical bridges constructed by the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) in Jammu & Kashmir on Thursday, sources said.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Hackers break into 570 e-commerce stores including in India
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) A hacker group has broken into at least 570 e-commerce stores in 55 countries, including in India, in the last three years, leaking information on more than 184,000 stolen credit cards and generated over $7 million (over Rs 52 crore) from selling compromised payment cards.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology,Defence/Security
63-yr-old woman killed in Pakistan firing in J&K's Poonch
Srinagar, July 8 (IANS) A 63-year-old woman was killed and two civilians were injured in Pakistani firing in the Mendhar sector near the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security
Amid pandemic, Delhi Police hold first virtual parade
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) In a first, the Delhi Police organised the first ever 'virtual passing out parade for recruit constables and women recruit constables at the Police Training College in Jharoda Kalan, here on Tuesday.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
NIA makes 7th arrest in Pulwama attack case
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has arrested seventh person in connection with the last year's terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district in which 40 CRPF personnel were martyred.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
No pullback of Chinese troops, materiel from Pangong Lake, Depsang
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) The Indian military sees no pullback of Chinese People's Liberation Army troops and materiel from Pangong Lake and Depsang in eastern Ladakh, sources said on Tuesday.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Amid China border tension, India faces more Pak ceasefire violations
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) For the first time, the Indian military finds itself stretched between the border with China where it is locked in an intense stand-off with the PLA and the border with Pakistan where it faces incessant cross-border firing from the hostile Pakistan army.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Another Maoist killed in gunfight in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, July 7 (IANS) A day after at least four Maoists were gunned down, another Maoist was killed during an exchange of fire with security forces in Odisha's Kandhamal district, police said on Tuesday.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Orissa,National,Defence/Security
Centre gets 1 more month to implement SC order on women army officers
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday told the Centre that it should ensure complete compliance with its verdict granting a permanent commission to eligible women officers in the army and also making provisions for them in command posts.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Immigration/Law/Rights
Centre seeks 6 months more to give permanent commission to women in army
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Citing the Covid induced lockdown, the Centre has asked the Supreme Court to grant it six months extra to comply with its verdict granting permanent commission to eligible women officers in the army and also making provisions for them in command posts.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Immigration/Law/Rights
Terrorist, army jawan killed in encounter in J&K's Pulwama
Srinagar, July 7 (IANS) One terrorist was killed and one army jawan also died in action and a policeman of the special operations group of Jammu and Kashmir police was injured in an ongoing encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district on Tuesday, officials said.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
2 SSB personnel killed in a case of fratricide in Kashmir
Srinagar, July 7 (IANS) Two SSB personnel were killed in a case of fratricide in South Kashmir's Kulgam district Monday night.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
North Korean hackers stealing online shoppers' data in US, Europe
San Francisco, July 6 (IANS) North Korea-based hackers have engaged in a large scale digital skimming activity since May 19, breaking into online stores like international fashion chain Claires to insert malicious code that steal payment card details of the users in the US and Europe, a new report revealed on Monday.
2020-07-06
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology,Defence/Security
India, China agree that differences should not become disputes after key phone call
Beijing, July 6 (IANS) With Prime Minister Narendra Modi visiting the forward areas in Ladakh over the weekend coupled with sustained diplomatic pressure, the India-China border face-off appears to have reached some sort of settlement. This disclosure comes day after a disengagement process began in three of the four friction points along the LAC in Ladakh.
2020-07-06
Category: International, China,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
No China origin, will invest and hire more in India: Zoom
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Facing social media onslaught over it being a Chinese company, US-based video meet platform Zoom on Monday that they are clear about its identity and plan to significantly invest and hire local talent in the country over the next five years.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology,Defence/Security
Both Indian, Chinese troops retreat 2km each in Galwan
Leh, July 6 (IANS) Both Indian and Chinese troops have retreated two kilometres each along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in the Galwan Valley, where 20 Indian and unknown number of Chinese soldiers were killed in a violent face-off last month.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Defence/Security
30,000 Indian troops in eyeball-to-eyeball confrontation with Chinese (Ld)
Leh, July 6 (IANS) Around 30,000 troops of Indian Army are in an eyeball-to-eyeball confrontation with Chinese troops along the Line of Actual Control (LoC) in Ladakh, following the additional deployment of three brigades since the violent face-off last month.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Defence/Security
30,000 Indian troops in eyeball-to-eyeball confrontation with Chinese (IANS Exclusive)
Leh, July 6 (IANS) Around 30,000 troops of Indian Army are in an eyeball-to-eyeball confrontation with Chinese troops along the Line of Actual Control (LoC) in Ladakh, following the additional deployment of three brigades since the violent face-off last month.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Defence/Security
Six Sri Lankan fishermen rescued from rough seas: Coast Guard
Chennai, July 5 (IANS) Six Sri Lankan fishermen were rescued from rough seas on Sunday morning in a coordinated operation between Indian Coast Guard's Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre (MRCC) and merchant vessel MV YM Summit.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Heavy firing exchanges on LoC in J&K's Poonch
Jammu, July 5 (IANS) Pakistan resorted to unprovoked shelling on the line of control (LoC) on Sunday in Jammu & Kashmir's Poonch district.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security
Just 10 days ago, seriously injured soldiers shifted out of Ladakh (IANS Exclusive)
Leh, July 5 (IANS) Around 40 Indian soldiers who were seriously injured in the violent face-off with Chinese troops in the Galwan Valley along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) last month, had been moved for specialized treatment to Chandigarh and New Delhi ten days before the Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Ladakh on Friday.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Defence/Security
US Army Chief of Staff won't quarantine in Thailand during visit
Bangkok, July 5 (IANS) The US' Army Chief of Staff Gen. James McConville will not be required to quarantine under the anti-coronavirus pandemic measures in Thailand during his two-day visit next week, said a senior government official.
2020-07-05
Category: International, Thailand,Defence/Security,Politics
Four Maoists gunned down in encounter in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, July 5 (IANS) At least four Maoists were killed in an encounter with security personnel in Odisha's Kandhamal district on Sunday morning.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Orissa,National,Defence/Security
Pakistan violates ceasefire on LoC in J&K's Poonch district
Jammu, July 4 (IANS) Pakistan again violated ceasefire on the Line of Control (LoC) on Saturday in J&K's Poonch district.
2020-07-04
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
2 terrorists killed in Kashmir encounter
Srinagar, July 4: (IANS) With the killing of one more terrorist, a total of two terrorists have been killed in an encounter in South Kashmir's Kulgam district on Saturday even as the search operations are continuing.
2020-07-04
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
iOS 14 Beta spots LinkedIn reading Apple users' clipboards
San Francisco, July 4 (IANS) After exposing TikTok, the game-changing Beta version of iOS 14 has now spotted Microsoft-owned LinkedIn allegedly copying content from Apple users' clipboards.
2020-07-04
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Defence/Security
S.Korean Army rejects transgender soldier's appeal for reinstatement
Seoul, July 4 (IANS) The South Korean Army has decided not to allow a former non-commissioned officer, who was forcibly discharged after a sex reassignment surgery, to return to the military, officials said.
2020-07-04
Category: International, South Korea,Defence/Security,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Large cache of arms and ammunition recovered in J&K's Rajouri
Jammu, July 4 (IANS) Security forces on Saturday recovered a large cache of arms and ammunition from J&K's Rajouri district.
2020-07-04
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Why PM did not name China, again: Chidambaram
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Former Union Minister P Chidambaram on Friday questioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi for not naming China as an "aggressor" while speaking in Leh during the day, wondering aloud if he had done otherwise in his telephonic talks with US and Russian presidents.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Politics
Chinese hand in ISI's Gilgit-Baltistan move hits separatists (IANS Special)
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) The controversial proposal to annex Gilgit-Baltistan region of Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK), which is to change the semi-autonomous status of the region, is being pushed by Pakistan to help China secure the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), security agencies have told the government. India is opposing the proposed move.
2020-07-03
Category: International, India,National,Diplomacy,Defence/Security
Accepted int'l award in Italian marines case, end proceedings, SC told
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) The Centre has informed the Supreme Court that it has accepted the international tribunal award in the killing of two India fishermen by Italian marines and asked it to close the matter pending before it for eight years.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Immigration/Law/Rights,Defence/Security
PM visit to forward areas common thing: Antony
Thiruvananthapuram, July 3 (IANS) Former Defence Minister A.K. Antony on Friday made light of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to forward areas in Ladakh and said that "it is common for Indian PMs to visit forward areas" as it gives a tremendous boost to the defence forces.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Kerala,National,Defence/Security,Politics
Yogi meets kin of dead cops, announces Rs 1-cr each to families
Kanpur (UP), July 3 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath visited Kanpur on Friday afternoon and met the kin of eight police officials killed by gangster Vikas Dubey and his men, and also announced Rs 1 crore compensation to each of the bereaved families.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics,Defence/Security
'Age of expansionism over': Modi's clear message to China from Ladakh (Ld)
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on a visit to Ladakh on Friday issued a clear warning to China without naming it, saying that the "age of expansionism is over."
2020-07-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Politics
New ransomware targeting Apple macOS users via pirated apps
Chennai, July 3 (IANS) Cybersecurity researchers have discovered a new strain of ransomware called EvilQuest that is specifically targeting Apple macOS through pirated applications.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Technology,Defence/Security
'Age of expansionism over': PM Modi's clear message to China from Ladakh
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi, while at Leh, said in a clear warning to China without naming it, that the "age of expansionism is over."
2020-07-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Politics
Pak killed 14 Indians in ceasefire violations in last 6 months
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) The government said on Friday that 14 Indians have been killed while 88 others have been injured by Pakistan in over 2,400 unprovoked ceasefire violations along the Line of Control in the last six months.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Meena Kumar Meena takes over as Goa DGP
Panaji, July 3 (IANS) Mukesh Kumar Meena, a 1989 batch Indian Police Service (IPS) officer, took over as the new Director General of Police (DGP) of Goa on Friday.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Goa,National,Defence/Security
PM visits forward location in Ladakh amid tension with China (Ld)
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Amid ongoing tension at borders with China in Eastern Ladakh, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid a visit to Leh and forward locations on Friday morning to review the ground security situation, barely 18 days after a violent stand-off.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Politics
Modi in Leh to review situation post June 15 Galwan clashes
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Leh on Friday morning to review the situation 18 days after a violent faceoff in Galwan Valley in eastern Ladakh with the Chinese forces, in which 20 Indian soldiers lost their lives.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Politics
All Nagaland declared 'disturbed area', AFSPA extended 6 mths
Kohima, July 3 (IANS) The Union Home Ministry (MHA) has extended the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA) in Nagaland for another six months, officials said here on Thursday.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Nagaland,National,Politics,Defence/Security
One terrorist killed in Srinagar encounter (Ld)
Srinagar, July 3 (IANS) One terrorist was killed and a CRPF jawan was injured in an encounter at Malbagh in Srinagar on Thursday night.
2020-07-03
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Likee, Bigo Live suspend services, TikTok says no legal action
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Short-video platform Likee on Thursday said it has temporarily pulled off the app from Google Play and Apple App Stores and has suspended its service in India.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology,Defence/Security,Immigration/Law/Rights
Indigenous systems will immensely benefit forces: DRDO
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) said on Thursday that the armed forces and the industry will be immensely benefitted by the manufacturing of indigenous systems.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
India rushes to buy fighters amid border standoff with China
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Amid the tense situation at the border with China, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday approved a proposal for procurement of 21 MiG-29 fighter aircraft, along with upgradation of 59 Mig-29s, and 12 more Su-30 MKI aircraft.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Delete 'Chinese spyware' TikTok now: Anonymous hacker group
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) The popular Hacker group Anonymous has mounted a fierce campaign on the social media platforms to ban TikTok globally, saying its a malware from the Chinese government that is spying on its millions of users.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology,Human Interest/Society,Defence/Security,Immigration/Law/Rights
Indian Army Brigadier dies of Covid-19 in Kolkata
Kolkata, July 2 (IANS) An Indian Army Brigadier posted at the Eastern Command headquarters died of Covid-19 on Thursday in Kolkata.
2020-07-02
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Defence/Security,Health/Medicine
Nokia phone maker acquires cybersecurity firm Valona Labs
Helsinki, July 2 (IANS) HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, on Thursday announced it has acquired assets of mobile, enterprise and cybersecurity software firm Valona Labs for an undisclosed amount.
2020-07-02
Category: International, Finland,Business/Economy,Technology,Defence/Security
Zoom CEO says 90-day privacy pledge just a first step
San Francisco, July 2 (IANS) Zoom CEO Eric Yuan has announced to double down on the efforts to bring meaningful change to its video meet app after the 90-day pledge ended, saying the company would put mechanisms in place to make sure that security and privacy remain a priority in each phase of its product and feature development.
2020-07-02
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Defence/Security